Today I spoke with Professor Molly Babel of UBC. Our conversation was about interaction, and how we create predictions and expectations when we meet people. These predictions and expectations can help us to get on the same “wavelength” as our conversation partner, or they can make us “tune-out” before we’ve even heard them speak. 1,989 more words
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So the results are in from Metro Vancouver’s recent mail-in transit referendum. (Technically a plebiscite, but I’m fuzzy on the distinction.)
The issue on the ballot was a proposed 0.5% sales tax hike to help pay for the so-called… 2,013 more words
WATCH: A star scientist has come to UBC from Harvard, and you might be surprised at one of the reasons she came.
Jennifer Hoffman doesn’t officially start her new post at the University of British Columbia until next month, but the noted quantum physicist is already familiarizing herself with B.C.’s largest campus. 156 more words